Sunday, November 1, 2009

Short Takes

Drop-outs — Abdullah Abdullah quits the runoff race in Afghanistan; Dede Scozzafava, the Republican in the three-way race in NY’s 23rd district, quits that race; and Gavin Newsom is out of the race for governor in California.

Secretary of State Clinton pushes Palestine and Israel back to talks.

Goldman Sachs made out like bandits on the housing collapse.

Gov. Crist is losing popularity among his fellow Republicans here in Florida.

Six Gitmo detainees take up residence in Palau.

Is signing a petition protected under privacy rules or not?

World Series: Yankees 8, Phillies 5; Yankees lead 2-1.